2017 Final Corvette Stats

General Motors has released the final 2017 model year Corvette stats. A total of 32,782 Corvettes were produced: 34.3% Stingray Coupe, 30.2% Grand Sport Coupe, 18.9% Z06 Coupe, 7% Stingray Convertible, 6.2% Grand Sport Convertible and 3.3% Z06 Convertible. Once again, automatics more than doubled the production of manuals at 77%. The 1LT package was …

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Corvette Museum Celebrates 225 Years of Transportation in Kentucky

This year Kentucky celebrates a milestone anniversary – it has been 225 years since its admittance as a state into the Union. Originally a part of Virginia, “the Kentucky County” became the 15th state on June 1, 1792. To celebrate, the National Corvette Museum is hosting a special exhibit, ‘Kentucky: 225 Years on the Move’ …

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Black Rose To Be Phased Out

The rumors you have heard are true, Black Rose will be phased out. The color was announced in 2016 at the Michelin NCM Bash as a new color for the 2017 model year and attendees had the opportunity to see the color up close for themselves. Only 1,333 Corvettes were built in the shade – …

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Taking Automotive Design and Performance By Storm

Throughout the history of Corvette, there have been tiny clues planted, almost like an Easter egg in a movie, that tip off the observant enthusiast of what’s to come. Take, for example, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (the second in the series of Transformers movies). Having debuted in 2009, the film featured several General Motors …

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Corvette Grand Sport to Pace 101st Indianapolis 500

Track-honed model advances legacy and is 14th Corvette to pace the iconic race The Corvette Grand Sport is the official pace car for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 and will lead drivers to the green flag on May 28 for the 101st running of the legendary race. It marks the 14th time a Corvette has served …

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